The accumulation of plaque and tartar is one of the most common reasons for bad breath in cats. The Biotene water additive is a means of getting rid of this plaque and prevents its formation in future. The plaque is the combination of bacteria and food remains like lipids and proteins. The patended mutanase and dextranase enzymes in the Biotene water additive works to breakdown these food particles and the bacteria thus getting rid of the biofilm named plaque formed over the teeth.
Adding Biotene water additive is added into the drinking water of the cats. It contains no harmful compounds and is safe for ingestion. Daily use of Biotene water additive is a healthy way to dental hygiene in cats. it is also a way of no-brush hygienic way. It keeps the teeth clean. Preventing plaque will also reduce chances of developing dental cavities and bad breath in cats. It is the bacteria that cause both. The acid released by the bacteria damages the teeth and causes bad breath.
Biotene water additive features
Biotene water additive does not contain the harmful chlorines, alcohols, chlorhexidine or the Xylitol. It is flavorless and the cats will not notice that anything is added into their drink.
What are the ingredients?
Biotene water additive is made with glycerine, purifies water, sodium benzoate, sorbitol, propylene glycol, rosemary extract, potassium sorbate, zinc chloride, sodium chloride, lactoferrin, potassium thiocyanate, lysozyme, glucose oxidase, mutanase and dextranase.
Biotene water additive comes in a bottle with pump. It is available in two sizes, 4 oz and 8 oz bottles. Use 4 pumps of this liquid for every 4 cups of drinking water for the initial 2 weeks. After two weeks, reduce the dose to 2 pumps into 4 cups of water. For best results add this liquid daily in the drinking water. Adding the dose with every water change is preferable.
- Overdose should not happen. Mix in exactly as recommended.
- Skipping doses will not bring expected results.
- If there is no improvement even after a month stop using Biotene water additive.
- Storage of Biotene water additive should be away from heat. Refrigeration also can be done.
Water additives not enough.
Water additives are not enough for the pets to maintain oral hygiene. Daily brushing is also necessary to get rid of this problem. Once the waste is washed out from the teeth, the water additives can maintain it. In case the pet has tartar, it should be removed by a professional dentist; it cannot be done at home. Then Biotene water additive can be used as maintenance.
Originally posted 2015-05-14 04:45:19.